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LCW Announces Discounted Talent Review Learning Bundles

Claim Your Discount Take 25% off some of our most popular programs to close out your year with intentional investment in disrupting bias! For many organizations, this time of year marks the season for performance management discussions and talent planning; this is an excellent opportunity to equip people managers with tools that enable sustainable high Read More »

Three Proven Steps for Leading Inclusively

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As a senior leader, it’s your role to listen to your teams, internalize what is top of mind for them, and develop strategies to create a more inclusive organization. According to a survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review, “teams with inclusive leaders are 17% more likely to report that they are high performing, 20% Read More »

A Cultural Response to Anti-Trans Legislation

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In recent years, there has been a wave of anti-trans legislation passed in state legislatures across the country. These laws target transgender youth, specifically transgender girls, and seek to limit their access to gender-affirming care, participation in sports, and recognition of their gender identity. Gender identity: One’s innermost concept of self as male, female, a Read More »

Stay Interviews: Action Plans for Employee Engagement and Retention

By Jeffrey Cookson, GPHR, SPHR | Executive Coach   When it comes to retaining highly valued employees—particularly from populations different from a dominant cultural group*—organizations often find during an exit interview that addressing a specific concern would have gone a long way in retaining that person. Inclusive conversations are a proactive way to help maintain Read More »

Quiet Quitting is Nothing New: It’s Time to Prioritize Employee Engagement

A hand holding a briefcase next to the text "'Nobody wants to work anymore' is a phrase that has appeared in the media each decade since at least the 1890s." Source: MarketWatch, 2022

Contributors: Rebecca Parrilla | Director of Content & Research Emani Richmond | Consultant Ashton Vicente | Communications Associate   The COVID-19 pandemic strained many traditional workplaces and led to mass burnout for countless employees. Amid blurred home and work boundaries, quiet quitting emerged as a means to reject the pervasive hustle culture and overwhelming workplace Read More »

Learning Paths to Uplift the Black Experience

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Get a head-start planning impactful DEI programming this Black History Month and beyond! Utilizing our proven, identity-based workshops and resources, we’ve curated two learning paths designed to spark sustainable conversations that uplift Black excellence in your organization. Partner with LCW expert facilitators to explore what it means to be a proactive ally and authentically support Read More »

10 Tips for Building Trust and Engagement in the Virtual Workplace

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By Conner Williams | Consultant For many people, the coronavirus pandemic brought about a new virtual working environment that is here to stay. As recently as May 2022, just 4% of employers indicated they were requiring their entire workforces to return to the office. Not being physically present with your team can make it easy Read More »

Hispanic, Latino/a, or Latinx: The Cultural Significance of Terminology

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By Ashton Vicente | Communications AssociateReviewed by Rebecca Parrilla | Director of Content & Research As communities and workplaces celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the question on many well-meaning minds concerns appropriate language: What term is preferred by people of Latin American- and Spanish-descent, and why does it matter? Terminology has been contested for decades, which Read More »

Managing Bias in Talent Review

Managing Bias in Talent Review

By Andrea Wicks Bowles | Senior Consultant As we navigate the complexities of hybrid, remote, and in-office work arrangements, companies across the globe are facing the effects of shifting employee-employer relationships. In 2022, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that voluntary turnover (“quit rates”) was up 25% from pre-pandemic levels, and the McKinsey Global Survey found career development and advancement Read More »

LCW Names Charles Adams Co-CEO & Managing Principal

LCW is thrilled to announce that Charles “Chuck” Adams has assumed a new role within the organization as Co-CEO & Managing Principal. Chuck joined LCW as Managing Principal in February 2020, bringing with him nearly 20 years of experience working in community, education, and corporate diversity programs. In the time since, Chuck has been a Read More »

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